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Elk Tacos with Grilled Corn Salsa (Recipe)

By: Nevada Foodies

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo this year, try making these elk tacos with a grilled white corn salsa served on lightly fried corn tortillas.

Grilled Corn Salsa:

  • 3 ears of white corn
  • 6 radishes
  • 1 serrano chili
  • 3 green onions
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • 1 tomato
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 jigger tequila (optional)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

To view directions on how to prepare the salsa, click here.


Elk Tacos:

Combine 1 teaspoon of each of the following spices. Rub spice mixture on elk, cover with plastic wrap and let marinate for 1 hour before cooking. Remove from refrigerator and let meat come to room temperature prior to cooking.

  • Elk Backstrap (two 5-inch wide steaks)
  • Garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Cumin
  • Coriander
  • Chili powder
  • Oregano
  • 6-8 corn tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

To view directions on how to prepare the full recipe, click here.

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